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  • Aberdeen passes $14.08 million budget for next year, transfers funds in this year's

    With little fanfare, the Aberdeen City Council passed its $14.08 million budget for the next fiscal year that calls for spending less than in this fiscal year and does not include a property tax rate or water and sewer rate increase. As it passed the...
  • Wish Lists

    Wish Lists
    Whether it’s building an addition or creating a nook outside to relax with family and friends, Lehigh Valley homeowners appear to be concentrating on transforming their properties with home additions, renovations and outdoor rooms. “One of...
  • Ed Asner parts with a character-filled house in Studio City

    Ed Asner parts with a character-filled house in Studio City
    If just the mention of the name Ed Asner puts the theme song from "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" in your head, then the actor's longtime Studio City house will probably bring to mind his trademark character: lovable, flawed, curmudgeonly, fatherly editor Lou...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 02/16/14

    Today's Birthday (02/16/14). Your understanding of health grows this year, allowing for higher performance. Profit correlates to your integrity and fun levels. Play true to your heart. Clean house or do some remodeling this spring. Bring home a new...
  • Warranties: Dubious value

    Warranties: Dubious value
    Home warranties, maintenance plans and service contracts have two things in common. One: You pay upfront to cover home repairs and services even if you never need them. Two: Many plans will pay for only part of the fix. Sound like a bad deal? On Angie's...
  • The big bang of older TV viewers

    The big bang of older TV viewers
    Prime-time TV is going gray. After decades chasing young viewers, the broadcast networks are starting to shift tactics — peppering their lineups with shows and actors who appeal to the growing audience of aging baby boomers. "The Millers" on CBS...
  • LINDA C. BLACK HOROSCOPES for 02/06/14

    Today's Birthday (02/06/14). Health and service provide context this year. Listen to emotions and intuition, with Mercury retrograde (today until 2/28). Plan, practice and prepare. March and April favor home improvements, while the solar eclipse (6/10)...
  • Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger

    Lead-paint lawsuits dog Kennedy Krieger
    Kimberly Smith believed she was "in good hands" when she rented an East Baltimore rowhouse nearly 20 years ago that was part of a Kennedy Krieger Institute study of lead paint remediation techniques. Kennedy Krieger takes care of children, Smith thought...
  • When home improvement isn't an improvement

    When home improvement isn't an improvement
    Home improvement projects can easily cost tens of thousands of dollars, which means the stakes are high if something goes wrong. And things do. Maryland regulators received more than 4,400 complaints about home improvement contractors in the last...
  • Low-cost handyman services available for seniors

    Low-cost handyman services available for seniors
    Senior citizens in the northwest suburbs can now get low-cost handyman services through a new pilot program. The Northwest Suburban Housing Collaborative launched the Senior Handyman Program at the end of May. Residents who are 65 years old and older...
  • 5 Things You Need to Know About The Fort Lauderdale Home Show

    5 Things You Need to Know About The Fort Lauderdale Home Show
    If you’ve got the decorating bug, or a hankering for house upgrades, then the Fort Lauderdale Home Design and Remodeling Show this Friday, May 30 through Sunday, June 1 is a must. Before heading out to the Broward County Convention Center, here...